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  THE ANNUAL COMPETITION: Each year, in conjunction with the AGM and Christmas party, the Guild holds a competition. The competition is open to all members and is divided into the craft categories we promote: spinning, weaving and dyeing. There is an annual theme, usually announced early in the year (after the first committee meeting) […]

Guild Meetings

The North Cheshire Guild’s programme for each year is prepared well in advance with as many speakers as funds will allow on a wide variety of topics. We try to ensure that topics will appeal to all members. In addition, we have a workshop at least once a year this may be the day after […]

History of the Guild

The North Cheshire Guild of Spinners, weavers & Dyers, was formed on November 10, 1984 when nineteen people met at Risley Nature Reserve. Up to that point, several people been meeting on an informal basis to spin and chat and share a common interest in continuing the ancient crafts and improving their own expertise, but […]

Association of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

The Guild is a registered charity and is run by officers and committee elected by members at the Annual General Meeting which takes place in November. The committee consists of a chairman and vice chairman, secretary, treasurer, programme secretary plus additional members. We also have a non-elected President who keeps a benevolent eye on things. […]